As of June 5, 2020:
TYPE OF BUSINESS
CAN IT OPEN IN PHASE TWO?
|Essential Business (as defined by the federal government)||
Yes, all employees dealing with the public must wear face masks.
|Non-essential retail (sometimes called “gray area” businesses)||
Yes, all employees dealing with the public must wear face masks, occupancy is limited to 50%.
|Restaurants, cafes, coffee shops||
Yes, all employees dealing with the public must wear face masks, occupancy is limited to 50%. Takeout, curbside pickup and outdoor service are allowed.
|Churches and places of worship||Yes, at 50% of occupancy, with social distancing and masks for public facing employees.|
|Casinos and video poker establishments||
Yes, with an approved plan from the Gaming Control Board; at 50% occupancy and with 75% of gaming positions.
|Shopping malls||Yes, with an approved plan from the State Fire Marshal at 50% of occupancy, with food courts opened under restaurant guidance.|
|Gyms and fitness centers||
Yes, at 50% occupancy, with enhanced sanitation.
|Bars and breweries with LDH food permits||Yes, at 50% occupancy.|
|Bars and breweries without LDH food permits||Yes, at 25% occupancy seated.|
|Museums (including children’s museums), zoos, aquariums||Yes, at 50% occupancy, with no “tactile” exhibits.|
|Beauty salons, barber shops, nail salons||
Yes, at 50% occupancy and with appropriate protection measures.
|Movie theaters||Yes, at 50% occupancy.|
|Racetracks||Yes, with an approved plan from the Louisiana Racing Commission.|
Places of amusement, like carnivals, fairs and festivals, amusement parks, water parks, fairs, contact sports, theme parks, arcades, trampoline parks and other similar businesses
No, but they may submit a plan to the State Fire Marshal to request consideration to reopen during Phase 2 or to begin planning for Phase 3. The SFM will consult with LDH about these opening plans, which will be at no more than 50% of occupancy.
|Summer Camps||Day camps may open under guidance from the Department of Education.|
|Massage establishments and spas, esthetician services||Yes, at 50% occupancy and under strict guidance from the Board of Cosmetology.|
|Tattoo parlors||Yes, at 50% occupancy and under strict guidance from LDH.|
|Tanning Salons||Yes (beds only), at 50% occupancy. Air brush and hand applied tanning are NOT included.|
|Sleep Away Camps||No|
|Community / Neighborhood Pools||Yes, under strict guidance and at 50% occupancy.|
|Visits to Nursing Homes / Hospitals||No|
Reception Halls, Event Centers and Wedding Venues
|Yes, at 50% occupancy, with social distancing.|
|Pool halls, bowling alleys and skating rinks||Yes, at 50% occupancy, but children MUST be accompanied by adults.|
|Outdoor playgrounds and play centers||Yes, at 50% occupancy, but children MUST be accompanied by adults.|
|Live entertainment||Live entertainment, including musical performances, is not permitted inside any building or indoor function.|
|Swimming Pools||Yes, controlled commercial swimming facilities only. Congregate recreational swimming facilities are NOT included.|